Latitude, which provides consumer finance services to retailers
Harvey Norman and JB Hi-Fi, said the attack appeared "well-organised"
and that it would resume services "gradually over the coming days".
Last week, the firm said personal information, mostly drivers'
licence copies or licence numbers, of about 330,000 customers and
applicants was stolen.
Several Australian firms have reported cyberattacks over the past
few months, and experts say this is due to an understaffed
cybersecurity industry in the country.
Latitude said the Australian Federal Police and the Australian Cyber
Security Centre were looking into the attack.
Latitude shares have not traded since March 15, a day before the
company first disclosed the cyberattack.
(Reporting by Harshita Swaminathan and Himanshi Akhand in Bengaluru;
Editing by Subhranshu Sahu)
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